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I drive financial performance by partnering with the business owner and assuming the role of part-time CFO / COO.
Essentially, I work with entrepreneurs who got stuck being business owners.
The overwhelming majority of entrepreneurs feel stuck in their business. They own the business and the business owns their time. I help them to get their creative time back so they can drive the business forward.
I'm a numbers guy. I...more
The victories from coaching are found in coaching process and coaching relationship.
- Develop a clear mental image of your preferred future. As Jim Rohn says, "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
- Take inventory on your current situation. You can't get directions to somewhere without a starting point. In coaching,...
In Scott Adams’ book, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Bigly, he makes the claim that losers have goals and winners have systems. That’s explained by looking at someone who’s trying to lose weight. The person who says, “I have a goal to lose 10 pounds,” is a loser up until the day they eventually lose 10 lbs. The person who says, I’m going to exercise for 45 minutes a day and follow a keto diet with intermittent fasting can...more
One of the best ways to pump extra money into your life is to have a solid side hustle. Side hustles are a great way to pay for things like vacations, gifts or even funding a retirement plan. They also provide an excellent sense of security if you ever decide to leave your job. I talk about side hustles with people all the time. I always ask, what has been your biggest challenge with starting and maintaining a great side hustle. This is...more
When it comes to meditation I often hear people say something like, "meditating is too hard. There's too many thoughts running through my head and I can't just sit and focus on my breath."
I believe it. I'm the same way. Let me explain how I reset my expectations in order to make meditation more rewarding.
Have you ever been in the market for a new car? You have the make, model and color of the vehicle all picked out in your...more
Some companies are great. They create a place for people to reliably work for a consistent paycheck, health benefits, and an engaging culture. If you’re lucky, you might even enjoy the work. Some bosses are great. They encourage their teams to learn, grow, and develop. They leave people feeling a sense of self-worth and accomplishment. I’ve read about these places in books and job postings.
But, in my experience, most companies...more
Still wearing your pajamas, huh?
Look, I shave my face and wear a collared shirt. But I prefer to wear athletic pants, so people say I’m still in my pajamas. Fine. That’s one of the benefits of working from home. And yes, there are many other benefits. Let’s talk about the challenges as you pursue the lifestyle of Professional Independence.